New Student Visa Application
Who is eligible for student visa?
The student visa is provided to those candidates enrolled as fulltime students for the Masters or PhD programmes offered by the university and willing to relocate to the UAE.
Students enrolled for short-term courses such as CPD or Certificate courses are not eligible for student visa.
When should I apply for student visa?
To make sure your documents are processed on time please apply at least four weeks before your classes start.
Validity of student visa
A student’s visa is normally valid for a period of 12 months. The visa can be renewed for an additional 12 months after. All the visa fees are to be paid by the student.
Important notes to obtain a student’s visa
All visa applications will undergo UAE immigration security clearance and this process will take three to five weeks. University will not be responsible for the rejection of visa application or delay in obtaining security clearance.
Rejection of visa and refund of visa fee
In case the visa application is rejected for any reason, portion of the fee paid will be deducted as processing charge by the Government Services Office and the rest will be refunded. It may take up to 90 days from the date of rejection to get the refund. The university will contact the student as soon as the refund is ready to be collected.
Medical Test and Emirates ID (National ID)
As part of student visa process, students will have to undergo medical test and Emirates ID card process as soon as they arrive in the UAE on a student visa. Students will have to be physically available during the process of medical and Emirates ID. The process will take up to 4 weeks and the passport will remain with the Immigration dept. during this period.
Student visa fees
The student visa fees varies depending upon whether you are already in the UAE on a different visa or you are outside of the UAE.
Documents required for student visa.
Student will be responsible to obtain medical insurance coverage for himself or herself. University will not be responsible to provide medical insurance coverage for students.
How to Apply for student visa:
Once you have accepted your Offer of Admission and have cleared all academic conditions (if any), you should proceed to make the payment for your registration fees along with the student visa fees and the visa security deposit. You may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org along with all the documents listed above (explained in the paragraph “Documents required for student visa”).
00971 4 2791459
How to make payments
The university registration fee, visa fee and the visa deposit can be transferred to the university bank account.
The British University in Dubai
A/C no: 1012117635301
Head Office, Dubai, UAE
Swift Code: EBILAEAD
IBAN code: AE770260001012117635301
Cancellation of Visa
A student visa will be cancelled in the following circumstances:
Visa cancellation procedure
Following documents are required to get the visa to be cancelled:
With regard to accommodation, we regret to inform you that university have no facility for staff and student accommodation. The student have to make arrangement for their accommodation during their stay in UAE. We can guide you with living options in Dubai.